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Advanced American Communications, Inc

Overview
Works: 72 works in 104 publications in 1 language and 845 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Originator
Classifications: E185.97.T8, 344.73
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Publications about Advanced American Communications, Inc
Publications by Advanced American Communications, Inc
Most widely held works by Advanced American Communications, Inc
Brown v. the Board of Education ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Presents the historical background of the Brown case through which the Supreme Court declared segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. Dramatizes the actual arguments presented in this landmark case
Martin Luther King Jr. letter from Birmingham Jail ( visu )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Frantz Turner plays Martin Luther King, Jr. in this program that uses news footage and dramatization to show King's arrest in Birmingham, Alabama for defying a court order banning public demonstrations. While in jail, he wrote the document that became one of the fundamental arguments behind the civil rights movement
The life of Sojourner Truth "Ain't I a woman?" ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
"Look at me! Look at my arm! I have plowed and planted and gathered into barns and no man could head me - and ain't I a woman?" Following this opening speech by Sojourner Truth which provided inspiration for the title of this film, viewers are introduced to Olive Gilbert, a Quaker woman from Massachusetts who published The Narrative of Sojourner Truth in 1850. Olive Gilbert narrates this program which dramatizes the life of this early freedom fighter. Born into slavery, Isabella escaped her bondage at age 30, took refuge with a Quaker family and changed her name to Sojourner Truth. At age 46, Sojourner set out across New England speaking at prayer meetings and gatherings to champion the abolitionist cause as well the rights of women. In 1864, worried about the criticism being leveled at Abraham Lincoln, she journeyed to Washington to meet with the President and give him encouragement. In this program, Sojourner Truth's words are interspersed with the reflections of those who knew her, including Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe
Walk awhile in my shoes ( visu )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
"The Walk awhile in my shoes video is composed of a series of dynamic, staged interview segments, intercutting images of a variety of employees and managers giving candid opinions on various subjects of mutual interest. As in the book the sometimes conflicting employee/management viewpoints move towards a common ground at the conclusion, highlighting the need for empathy and understanding of the views of others ... The subjects addressed in each sequence are: change, recognition and how you perceive me, performance problems, no win situations, the joys of the job, the future, what I ask from you"--Container label
Settling the Oregon Territory ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
This program recounts the experiences of the men and women who, armed with their belief in Manifest Destiny, displaced the Native Americans and settled the Oregon land
Sojourner Truth ain't I a woman ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
In the middle 1800's, at the age of 46, Sojourner Truth set out across New England, speaking at prayer meetings and gatherings. Although she was plain-spoken and uneducated, audiences were moved. She became known for her persuasive ability to speak about politics, religion, slavery and women's rights
The Louisiana Purchase moving west of the Mississippi ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Settling the Old Northwest ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Conflicts arose between the settlers and the natives over the land that lay between the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers. This dynamic program shows how leaders fought to control the land
Servant-leadership ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
An historical and conceptual overview of Servant-leadership, together with an outline of the ten characteristics of the Servant-leader
Hi cat! ( visu )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Archie's day would have been great if he hadn't started it by greeting the new cat on the block
Texas and the Mexican cession ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Looks at the era of Stephen Austin, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and other pioneers of Texas, which began as a Spanish colony, became an independent country and eventually joined the United States
Heart on a chain ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Addresses the issue of teenage date violence by presenting dramatic vignettes of three teen couples and how they use and react to physical and verbal abuse. A host provides statistics on date violence and explains why the need to control occurs and what the consequences are
Anger and conflict management in the workplace ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Conflict management is a learnable skill that can help to channel anger into more positive behavior. Encourages the viewer to learn to express one' views, listen to opposing viewpoints, and work out differences with coworkers without disrupting the workplace
Pet show ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
When he can't find his cat to enter in the neighborhood pet show, Archie must do some fast thinking to win a prize
The Bill of Rights its origins and a user's guide in five easy parts ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
This dramatization takes present-day students and viewers back through time to the 1787 Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia's State House. Arguments are heard on both side: Alexander Hamilton and the Federalists against a Bill of Rights, and Thomas Jefferson and the Anti-Federalists supporting a Bill of Rights
How to communicate effectively talk clearly ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Focuses on oral business communication and on what it means to express ourselves clearly and simply. Discusses the importance of creating a supportive environment, using precise language, and encouraging feedback
The Quarreling book ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The dramatization of a family's quarreling chain reaction. It even carries over to another family. With the help of a playful puppy, the chain reaction is eventually reversed and everyone feels much better
How to communicate effectively practice delegation ( visu )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Portrays two work situations where managers decide delegation is necessary. Focusses on distinct phases of delegation: teaching, coaching, joint decision-making, and full delegation
Diverse teams at work capitalizing on the power of diversity ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
How people behave or react to others on a team is a function of many complex factors, including an individual's personality, age, race, gender, sexual orientation, work experience, educational background, and organizational seniority. This video fosters a greater understanding and respect between the people of different backgrounds who serve on today's organizational work teams
Diverse teams at work ten characteristics for success ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
How to build dynamic, pluralistic work teams
 
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